A Luxurious Dessert | Strawberries, Red Wine, Sriracha

My palate has wanderlust again.  I’ve been thinking quite a bit about Vietnamese food and the influences the French left behind.  I have a hankering for Pho.  I’m desperate for a good bánh mì. So it should come as no surprise that when I was invited to put together a dessert recipe Yagööt and the… Read More A Luxurious Dessert | Strawberries, Red Wine, Sriracha

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French Crush | Pâtisserie Lallier

I have a new pastry crush. It’s on Michelle from Pâtisserie Lallier.  She is a French-taught (Le Cordon Bleu, natch) pastry chef that has an almost mystical way about guimauves (that’s marshmallows to you and me).  Her Crème de Violette ones are particularly swoon-worthy.  The chocolate ones already have a loyal following. And wouldn’t you… Read More French Crush | Pâtisserie Lallier

Strawberry Week | Strawberries in Pimm’s with Basil Cream

This is PK’s contribution to Breakfast at Wimbledon.  The Championships are perfectly situated at the dawn of summer, and so strawberries and their best friend cream have become as important as the tennis.  It’s a very simple version of a late-June favorite, but with some lovely refinements.  Just drown the berries in Pimm’s, a handful… Read More Strawberry Week | Strawberries in Pimm’s with Basil Cream

Christmas Menu | A Recap

Christmas was a Cronus and Rhea’s and it was marvelous. Twice-Stuffed Roast Goose with Truffles and Pan Gravy, Stuffing of Sausage, Stuffing of Onions, Apples and Prunes Braised Spiced Red Cabbage Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta Yorkshire Pudding with Carrots and Broccoli Pear Salad with Stilton and Walnuts Dense Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt with Raspberry… Read More Christmas Menu | A Recap